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The Sons and Ladies' Aid Soioety Adjourn to Meet at CincinnatL Michigan ans Indiana 15ecure the Highest Honors In the Eleotions. A Reles Sea Oleo.ted Jnater Vie Cornm maader-ina-Chief-Dr Hfldea eonored. The Oommandery-tn-OChef and the Na tional Ladies Aid Society held their annual eleetione yesterday. The eleetion of comr mandery offiers was finished at fiveo'olock, but the Ladies Aid Society did not get through until nearly eight o'clock. In the afternoon three candidates were placed in nomination for commander-in-ohief, Mar vin E. Hall, of Michigan; John W. Newton, of Indiana, and H. 8. Faller, of Wisconsin. Bt one ballot was taken. The vote stood: Hall. fifty-nine; Newton, fourteen; Faller, eighteen. Muller, of Minnesota. received two votes. On motion of Newton, seoonded by Faller, Hall's election was made unani mous. Commander-in-Chief Bartow 8. Waek. in a short speech congratulated his enucessor. This is the seventh rase Hall has made for she ofiloe. He said it was the highest ambition of his life to be comman der-in-ohief. He voiced his thanks in elo quent terms. George A. Pollitt, of New Jersey; and M. D. Friedman, of Tennessee, we re placed in nomination for senior vice commander. Pollitt received sixty-nine votes and Friedman twenty. On Fried man'e motion the election of Pollitt was made unanimous. He eloquently and briefly expressed his thanks. John t. Mil ler, of U. S. Grant Camp No. 1, of Helena, was unanimously elected junior vice-com mander with great enthusiasm. Miller said he supposed his election was a compliment to Montana and Helena, to which the dele gates sheated out that it was in recognition of the Helena son's services. The commandery-in-chief couneil elected are J. V. B. Clarkson, of New York city, formerly quartermaster general; C. H. Koohersperger, of Philadelphia. Pa,; H. H. Weasels, of Litohfleld, Conn., formerly of the advisory board S. V. Guards. After the installation Commander-in Chief Hall announced the following ap pointments on his staff: Burgeon general, Dr. L: W. Wilcox, of New York: inspector general, Henry Freze., of Cleveland, O.; chaplain, Rev. Dr. McCauley, of Minnesota; Adjutant General Lyons. of Hillsdale, Mieb. The retiring commander-in-chief. Bartow S. Weeks, of New York, was presented with a magnificent past commander-in-chief's badge. It is composed of gold studded with diamonds and garnets. It was manu faotnred in New York city at a cost of $400. The silver tablet set with Montana sap phires and on which was engraved the in vitation of the city of Helena to hold the eleventh annual encampment here was also presented by the commandery-in-chief to Past Commander Weeks. On it will be engraved a set of resolutions expressing the gratification of the members of the or der in Montana upon the holding of the Eleventh encampment in this state. United I States Attorney E. D. Weed, who is a mem ber of U. S. Grant camp No. 1, of Helena, made the presentation speech on behalf of the commandery-in-chief. Past Corn mander Weeks expressed his thanks in a brief and eloquent reply which was re ceived with great applause. The expres- 1 sion among the delegates is that his ad ministration is one of the best in the his tory of the organization. This concluded the business of the commandery-in-chief 1 which will meet next year at Cincinnati, Ohio. All ot the visitors are highly pleased with their trip to Helena and the cordial reception and entertainment given them by the people of Helena. Some will visit Butte and other points of interest. Past Commander Weeks with a party composed of people from New England, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania leave to-day for a tour of the National Park. Company B., of Spokane, Washington. were given the $1,000 prize yesterday and will leave for Butte to-day to-day to give an exhibition drill. Yesterday afternoon the company were photographed in front of the court house. At the morning session the commander in-chief decided to hold the next encamp ment at Cincinnati, Ohio. 'The other can didate was Indianapolis. The vote stood forty-eight to thirty-nine in favor of Cin cinnati, Ohio. The quarte:master gen eral's ofice was established at Chicago for the next three years. THE LADIES ADJOURN. Aa Iowa Young Lady Elected President of the Aid Society. One of the busiest sessions of the week was held yesterday by the National Ladies Aid Society. The election and installation of officers was not finished until a late hour. The following officers were elected: Belle Gray, of Iowa, president; Katherine Holden, of Helena, vice-president; council, Josephine Munholland, of Bloomington, Ill., chairman; Mrs. Mason, of Ohio; Miss Parker, of South Dakota; Miss Taffe, of Kansas; Miss Shannon, of Pennsylvania. The president announced the following ap pointments: Chief of staff, Mrs. Burton, of Butte; chaplain-in-chief, Mrs. A. P. Da vis, of Pittsburg, Pa.; mustering ollicer, Miss McElwain, of St. Louis. Other ap pointments will be announced later. A beautiful gavel made of native cedar, gold, silver and sapphires was presented to the National Ladies Aid society by the Women's Relief corps of Helena. Twenty four hours previous to the presentation the cedar was growing on Mount Helena and the precious metals and the sap!phires were in a jeweler's stoae. It isa handsome piece of work and is highly prized bhr the na tional society. Mr. Mason. of Ohio, on behalf of his wife, presented Miss Alice McDonald with a bible and Miss itodina Priest with a silver paper knife. 'Ihese ladies were the movers in the pi esentatton of a handsome jewel to Mes. Mason on Thursday evening. The Ladies Aid society adjourned sine die yesterday. A number of the members will leave to-day for a trip through the National park. Rall at the Audltorlulm. The auditorium was filled with merry dancers last night and many spectators in the galleries. Higgins orchestra furnished the music. Suapper was served at midnight in the library rooms under the manage ment of Sam Herz. Go to The Bee Hive for one of their silk umn brelle, only $f1.5u. Odoatunder applied to the gums for painless extrcetion of teeth. P'osltively no pain. Dr. Sakiumin, deutist, Chili eve. and Matn. A Keeley Representative Here. A representative of the Keeley institute, who is soending a few days in Helena, would be pleased to answer all inquiries re garding the cures for the liquor, opium or tobacco habits. A private interview may be arranged by addressing him as below. All communications treated as strictly con fidential. Address "Keeley Cure," care Independent office. Remember that The ier hilve is the letaer of low prices and that they brook no competition. When In Stutte Stop at the Silver Bow hoase, 25 South Main street, where you can eat a large, sunly, well furnished room cheaper than any other Srst-case house in the state. DID NOT JUMP HIS BILL, Seriloesli hag Apltast C. W. Chappell Wha. Was Utomauded. Yestrday'i SBtaadard cotained as iti to the etel that (. W. W happell had d4. libeately left Butte without paylai either his owa boar*or that of hi men, forwhleh he was n~poasibler and also that a warrant had beu thued for bhie arret Mia hap' pell is the owner of the resrs Gold Bar and Periwinkle and arrived i Helena yester day afternoon. The first he kaew of the oharge against him was when he- read the item in the Standard on the train, His explanatlon of the afair is a very simple ons and shows it arose from a 1misunder standing. After the raone at Butte were over the husband of the lady with whom Chappell was boarding went to the track to collect the bill. Mr. Chappell did not have the moner with him, but told the man, who drives a back, to meet him at the depot and he would pay him. Chappell was detained and did not come over with his horses. However, he gave the money to the man in oharge of his horses, with instructions to pay the board bill at the depot. The lady's husband was not there, however. On arriving in Helena yesterday Mr. Chappell called on Sheriff Jefferie im mediately and explained the matter to him, and together they went out to the fair grounds, where the story told tI Mr. Chap pell was found to be true. The money for the board was then turned over to the aheriff. EXTRA PRECAUTIONS. The City Marshal Advises Housekeepers to Be Vigilant. Marshal Galvin states that there are an unusually large number of crooked charac tsrs in town, attracted, no doubt, by the big crowd expected at the races and the hope of being able to find rich pickings at those houses which have not been securely locked up. The marshal advises those housekeepers who have to leave their homes unattended during the day, to see that the doors are securely fastened and the win dows also, and that at night they exercise great caution in this particular before re tiring. The police forcewill be augmented by several extra men during race week, and every effort made to protect property; but even then no precaution should be over looked. JOTTINGS ABOUT TOWN. "The Haymakers" play to-night at St. Aloysinus hall. The house will be crowded. Bozeman is the first capital candidate to send its notification to the secretary of state to be filed. The Butte document is ready to be filed. "Tex" Bradford, accused of larceny as bailee, in connection with a jewelry deal, had a hearing in the police court yesterday and was held for the district court. The Chinaman accused of robbing a white man of a pocketbook and watch was tried, in Judge Gage's court yesterday, found guilty and ined $50 and costs. The Rev. Charles McCalley, chaplain-in chief of the Sons of Veterans of the United States, will preach in the Baptist church of this city to-morrow morning and evening. Judgments by default were entered in the district court yesterday as follows: Mat thias vs. Kleinschmidt, $217.49; Crocker Chair Co. vs. George H. Taylor et al., $316.86. Miss Ella Knowles, candidate for at torney general on the people's party ticket, addressed an audience of 500 at Marysville on Monday night, her subject being "Free Coinare." She speaks in Boulder to-night. Mining locations were recorded yester day as follows: Dearborn and Marikel lodes, Jay Gould district, by Mart Mc Laughlin; Trembly lode, Nelson gulch, by William Trembly and A. M. Germaine: Jay Bird and Gold Medal lodes, St. Louis gulch, by J. W. Beahm. The official time tables of the Great North ern for the Spokane extension have bden issued. One passenger train will leave St. Paul for Spokane daily at 7:40 p. m., reach ing Spokane after two days and two nights, arriving at Spokane at six a. m, Helena passengers will take the train at Havre. F. W. Graffort, of Miles City, is in town in charge of Ryan Bros'. horses now at the fair grounds and which will participate in the races next week. Mr. Graffort pur. chased the horse Al Watts at Anasonda, and has since sold him to Robt. Smith, manager of Kirkendall's stable, for $1,950. Winm, Dilta, of Ovando, has solved the trout hatchming question in his vicinity. Early in the spring he obtained from Wash ington 1,000,000 trout eggs, which be put in his hatchery. Three-quarters of a million of the eggs hatched and next year he be lieves he will be able to supply the markets of this section with these fish. General Agent Edger, of the Northern Paciflo, was the recipient the other day of a unique rift from Paul A.Fusz, of the Bi-Metallic Mining company. It was a briar-root pipe, the bowl and stem being covered with silver from the Bi-Metallic, handsomely engraved. It is probably the only pipe of its kind in the country. Real estate transfers were recorded yes terday as follows: George W. Graham to Theophilus Miffley. lot 6, block 549, East erly addition, $4,000; John Irwin to 5M. S, McLaughlin, mining claim property on Ten Mile, with saloon, etc., $500; R. H. Kleinschmidt to F. W. Ellis, administrator of estate of John J. Gissel, lots 14, 15 end 16, block 10, Ph1bnix avenue addition, $750, to perfect title; F. W. Ellis, administrator, to Fred P. Tilt, same property, $300; Jas. H. Gilmore to Fanny Lyman, lot 27, block 3,. lot 22, block 35, and east 30 feet lot 23, block 25, Flower Garden addition, $1. U losing outsale of summer goods at The ]leo hlive. 8ummor goods of all kinds must go. Legal blanks at this office. 1l rs. Lanmberton will give private lessonls In danclog during the summer. Inquire at Independent otilce during atternonas. Samuel K. DaIvis' Spciai INVESTMENT STOOKS. 10,000 Iron Mountains, lots 500 and 1,000. This is the most regular monthly dividend payer in the market. 10,000 Cumberland. One block at a price that will pay large holders to buy. 10,000 Helena & Victor. A dividend pay ing stock-this blook as an investment is a purchase. 10.000 Polaris, Beaverhead county. A safe investment, few owners, will be divided. 5,000 Bald Butte. One block-a great gold mine and a great purchase. Bald ulotte-150, 250. 500 shares; safe. 2.000 Whitlach and Melntvre and Union; )00 and 1,000 lots. The coming gold mine of Montana. 'rhe cheapest free-milling gold property in Montana for sale. Booms 26 and 27, Bailey block. The Bio Hive has a large line of decorating bunting anld flags at roasonable prices. New books by the behost authors at popular prices at Tihe lPee Hive. Tihe het line of hosoiery at bargain pricel Is to be had at llntcher &" liralley's. 1,05 llroadway. Ju te Iteisved. Six cross (884 boxes) Jacqnot's French blacking, the best in the world at 10 cents a box. 'Ten gross (1,440 bottles) Hires' celebrated root beer, temperance drink, 25 cents a bottle. An elegant assortment of Eastman's and Lnndborg's perfumes and toilet waters. One thousand dollars worth of imported solid back hair brushes, Loonen and Kent's, best made. H. M. PAItcHren & Co. Hlig line of ladies' and children's hosiery to arrive this week, at special sale prices at The lies }live. P'rlvate s,'hool in shorthand and type writluis. lien iPitmann sys.tem taught. Mlary K .laeklis, 4$ lHalley blsek. I)on't Milas ' his. The Union Pacific systemo will make an excursion rate of $20 for the round trip, between Helena, Salt Lake and return, Sat urday Aug. 27, 1892. Tickets will be good for side trip to Garfield Ieach without ex tra charge. Good for return until Sept. 6, Remember the date. For further partic ulars call on or address No. 28, North Main street, Helena, Mont. H. O. Wzusog 1. and P. A. o DBEAoUt OF AN OLD .TI1.L -. I Jtoh a Wetiattar ae ae Awe .. a SJon D. Pellrter, the lori. awr t old. Sti*eu. dIseti ywt ah a elrtooln at one r o.loeo, saft t l il W rel Abouti Iw b sad a halt eares go hae was tioheak with t patraletis, ad lsae that the he been e slowly talin. i. w weberat Coaiteaear, I Canada, Aa. ,1l88?, A tbea g et o1? be Sty in eanneotion with sa older btuthe t In 185M he went to Californis, nd. ith tarring o oreune, vilited all the princpal mining aml of the northwet, epath to SHelenas i 1 end engain thee or Sing busines, on what is now known llate trt with a Mr. a iLbagely. , Finding thuis a low bsiness he went gnso more active purenite and for some year. Sprospered auntil he was stricken down by oI disease which resulted in his death He p leaves a wife, four children, three sintrs and a host of friends to mourn hielose. Mr. Pelletier was a nertber of the Catholio church, and during his long ill ness he was strengthened by the ministra Sions of the eacrament. He passed away peacefully, seemingly without pain abd ensrounded by has family, to whom he was ra devoted husband and father. The funeral will take place from the cathedral tomorrow r at 8:80 p. m. Friends of the family are in vited to attend. PIONEER BANQURT AND BALL. It Promisee to Be the Moeet Bjoyable Yet a Held. The Pioneer banquet and ball to be given 1 at Electric hall Thursday evening, Aug. - 18, promises to be a pleasant and eseeeaful Saffair. The committee having charge of t the arrangements are preparing a pro I gramme that will warm the hearts of every old timer present, and send him home feel sing happier and younger for having once t more met and clasped the hands of the a friends of long ago. Pioneers who have not as yet enrolled their names are cor a dially invited to do so. 'hey owe it to his tory, and their children, that they should leave a biography of their lives and the I time they blazed the trails into this coun try. lion. Sam Word, president of the so oiety. has given $100 to the "thirsty fund," Dinna ye ken. A movement is on foot to organize an auxiliary society to be called the Society of bone and Daughters of Mon tana Pioneers, a call for which will be found in another column. Butcher & Bradley turn their backs to no one in low prices, they lead all the time. 1 Notice. The sons and daughters of Montana pio neers-young men over 18 and young ladies over 16 years of age-are invited to meet at the court house in department No 2, on Thursday. Aug. 18, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose or organizing a society to be called the Society of Sons and Daughters of Montana Pioneers. Butcher & Bradley do not have to have clear ing sales as their low pries keep them hustling to get goods to supply the demand. A few more baby carriages left at The Bee Hive atS5. $7.25 and $0; being oheaper than Chicago prices. Just Received A shipment of high grade eigars, compris ing the famous makes of Seidenberg. Gata Garcia, Flor de Teller, clear Havanas at Grand Central hotel cigar store. JAMEl ALLAN. HELENA IN BRIEF. Jackson's musio store. Bailey block. DIED. LINSCOTT--In Helena, Aug. 10, 1892, Roderio Arthur. infant son of Albert and hina Linsoott. Age two months. Queen City Lodge No. 42, I O. O. M. Meets every Saturday. Regular meeting of the above lodge will beheld at Odd Fellows Hall this evening. Sojourning brothers are cordially invited. i. W. NEILL, N. G. 0. C. KIurWOLD, Bee. Secy. Morning Star Lodge No. 5, A. F.& A.Ml Meets second and fourth Saturday. SA regular communication of the above named lodge will take place at Masonic Temple, corner of Broadway and Jackson streets, this evening at 8:00 o'clock. All members are expected to be prompt in attendance, and sojourning brethren are cordially invited. WM. H. MIC.ANN. W. H. JOS. J. HINDSON. Secretary. NOTICE. Pools. Pools. Pools on the race meeting will be sold and paid every night and morning at the Hotel Helena. S. B. WHITEHEAD & CO. Anglers' Outfits. You are not n t iif you purchase your lly Hooks, Bode, Reel, Line, Creel Fly Book, Leader Box or Waders before you c ome in and inspeet my stock, which you will find not only the largest, but the best selected in all the details of a first-olas stock of goods, in the city. Priees are right, and aecording to the quality. There is no misrepresentation as to quality. All kinds of rod mountings in stock. Bicycle Bundries, Guns. Revolvers, Ammunition, and general stock of Sporting Goods. M. H. Bryan, Gun Store, 103 BROADWAY. HELENA. RUNNING RISKS IN SHOES. It is easy to-guard against doing anything of the kind-risks weren't made to wear. A shoe that you like is worth all you pay fox it every time; the shoe that you don't is a good thing to get rid o i rapidly. You won't be anxious to get rid of our $5.00 shoe; it holds its shape too well for that. There's nothing experimental about it. We are saying handsome things about it because it is a handsome shoe and one more sentence completes the story, a cheaper shoe you'll novel wear after trying it. CLAR R NI MONTANA SHOE CO. *+ CONTINUJTION 4 SAN I" BQ .S ANNUAL GLEARING SALE To close out this week our entire stock of Ladies' Dresses, Wrappers, Tea Gowns and Shirt Waists, we offer the entire collection at less than half actual value. The following partial list indicates the extraordinary reductions ruling: Ladies' Dresses. Ladies' Wrappers. AT $3 Each. Satin. Dresses reduced from AT 95 Each Print Wrappers reducedofr S Each. Grey Flannel Dresses reduced 1T c'b1 Eaoh., Gingham Wrapper redu from $12.50, sizes 36, 40 and 42 only. A I ý"i trom $2.25. $ i 6 Each. Ladies' Cloth Dresses reduoed AT 17 Each. Gangzan Wrappers redu AT from $15. Sizes 368, 38 end 40 only. A from $3. AT g Each. Colored Cashmere Dresses re- AT Q2 25 Each. Outinig Cloth Wrappers duced from $12.50. Sizes 38, 38 only _ duced from $4. AT f7 .Each. Black Cashmere Dresses, reduced AT $ 20 Each. Two-piece Print and Gi from $16. Sizes 36 and 38 only. i ham Dresses, Basque and Sk reduced from $1.75. AT 10 Each. Black Cashmere Dresses res- A 20 Each. Two-piece Print and Gi duced from $22.50. Sizes 36, 38 and A . ham Dresses, Basque and Sk 40 only. reduced from $3. , Ladies' Tea Gowns. Ladies' Traveling Dusters AT 5.00 Each. Ladies' Mohair Traveli ATý 4 5a French Challie Tea Gowns A Dusters reduced from $9. SI Reduced from *8.00 AT 8750 Each. Ladies' Mohair Traveli 0, Dusters, reduced from $12.50. AT $6 Fine French Challie Tea Gowns Ai • Reduced from $12.60 MISSES' IMPORTED WOOL DRESSES at exac half price, sizes 12, 14 and 16. 1T X122 Imported Challie Tea Gowns Ladies' and Misses' Jackets, Jerseys and Sh Reduced from $.50 Waists at just half price. NOTE-The values now offering in the goods mentioned above have never been approached in Montana. Annual Midsummer Glearing Sale Gontinued in All Departmen * * * " INSPETCTIO INTTITED. .. . . ST NDS BROTH ER SHIRTS. ENDLESS VARIETY. Madras Shirts, Silk Shirts, Flannel Shirts, Puff Bosom Shirts. All our Neglige Shirts have patent collars that button down. Best goods that money will buy. BABCOCK'S. Spokane Loan Office F. Feldman, 114 South Main street, has com menced to buy and sell tecond-hand Furnitnre Stoves and Clothing. Parties having ouch for .ale address him. SCHOOL DISTRICTS contemplating Issuing Bonds or buildin a School Houses, will find it to their interest to correspond wit me. I have purchased more School Bonds in Montana du ing the past year than all other bond houses combined. Am pr pared to advance money for the erection of School Houses in a Vance of the issue of bonds. Will purchase all olasses of Bends, State, County and City War. santa Correspondence solicited. H. B. PALMER. 10 Edwards St,, Helena, Mont. ERASTUS WmAN, President. W. O. Ross, Sec. and Treas. Mechanical Gold Extractor C CONTROL THE CRAWFORD MILL. Crwfoar0 Mill THE GREAT FINE GRINDER. The latest and best snill for extracting Gold from Milling Ores. Requires g the water, 3 the power, and costs less than stamp batteries, and less to operate, and will save from 20 to 4o per cent. more gold. A com plete working plant now running at the United States Sam pling Works, and on exhibition to the mining public. No one Interested In Gold Mining should fall to call and In speot this Mill. Represented by LINGHAM & EILBE-GF, Sole Agents for Montana. Helena Hotel. Helena. Montan C. T. Morrell Praetial Gunsmith, 17 N. Main Street, Helena, Montau. Wholesale aud Retall Dealer In Oane, Fishing Taekl., AmmealtuloUn, porttHs Co.ts, Tea Its, Uets Oars, Vamplag Outflts, Bcycles, Ete. Guan Masd to ordfr Nand repalOed Il aJs Truals, Parasole, Uembrellas, Ste. Ke Itilas ldat I.e Work a speelit Qu Oeas. Weak ad tiglkas Teekale lor ieaM